ps command doesn't work in docker container

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I’m trying to do a ps command in a docker container derived from Debian official Docker hub repository:

$ docker run -ti debian:wheezy /bin/bash
root@51afd6b09af8:/# ps
bash: ps: command not found
Jul 27, 2018 in Docker by Hannah
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ps is not installed in the base wheezy image. Try this from within the container:

apt-get update && apt-get install procps
answered Jul 27, 2018 by Kalgi
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